|Digital Tipping Point: John William Templeton looks at Free Open Source Software and African American culture and innovation 06 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp...
Keywords: John William Templeton; Templeton, John William; Office of Management and Budget, US; Open Standards, Importance Of; Government and Free Open Source Software; African Americans and technology; African Americans and Free Open Source Software; William Murrell; Murrell, William; Viruses And Internet Explorer; Viruses, Users Leaving Microsoft Due To
|Digital Tipping Point: Nelson Pavlosky, Co-founder of Free Culture.org 06 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, director Paul Donahue asks Nelson a really good question: what difference would it make for Diebold to have produced a voting machine with open source code? Nelson says that first of all, remember that open source software is not pixie dust, and is not going to solve all software problems...
Keywords: Nelson Pavlosky; Pavlosky; voting machines; elections; trust elections; voter turn out and trust; trust voting machines; Swarthmore College; Mac, OpenOffice.org on; OpenOffice.org; college students, using open source; user-friendly software; user-friendly GUIs; GUI, user-friendly; Microsoft pressuring US agency re Internet Explorer; Internet Explorer as virus magnet; viruses and Internet Explorer; OpenOffice.org as a replacement for Microsoft Office; coolness of open source software; college students imitating others in using open source software; viral trends of adoption rates of new technology; open source applications used more than open source operating systems